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Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2015)
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Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,010. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres. Our authors have included Nebula, Hugo, and Pushcart winners and nominees.
Aurealis #79
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Now in its 25th year, Aurealis continues to provide new speculative fiction, reviews and much more. This issue features stories by Melanie Rees and Lachlan Huddy, as well as Part 2 of Terry Wood's 'History of the Flying Car', and a new instalment of the Secret History of Australia.
Betwixt Issue 7
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 7 collects all four stories originally published online. Issue 7 includes original fiction by Peri Fae Blomquist, Jennifer Hykes, Jason Kimble, and Trevor Shikaze.
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
The Lair of the Twelve Princesses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A soldier and her genie must solve the mystery of the twelve dancing princesses in three days or face the chopping block for their failure. Unfortunately, that's just what the princesses want. 9000-word novelette.
People of Foxwick and Their Neighbors
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Series: The Foxwick Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,530. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The kingdom hangs in the balance. Set over a hundred years, these seventeen fantasy short stories explore the people, creatures, and lands in and around the Kingdom of Foxwick.
The Tenants of 7C
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Series: Heaven & Earth, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Clare works for Stake Inc., organizing vampire hunts for tourists in downtown Toronto. You didn’t know there were vampires in Toronto? Don’t feel bad; neither do most people. And Clare herself is about to discover that there are more things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamt of in her job description.
Still Not Nice or the Strange Planet Inside My Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From fantastical tales to razor-sharp observations, Still Not Nice or the Strange Planet Inside My Head is an eclectic collection of stories by award-winning editor and writer, Annetta Ribken. Continuing in the twisted tradition of Not Nice and Other Understatements, Ribken expands her world to reveal hard truths, side-splitting humor, and a peek into the odd and weird places in her brain.
The Lake
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In a world of violence and danger, five women must use nurturing magic to overcome an army. As they strive for the safety of their families and neighbours, they discover that all is not as it seems. This is a 3300-word short story, and this e-book includes the short stories "Masks" and "The Pint of Innocence."
The Road To Toontown.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
The Best Short Stories of Roger Rabbit Creator Gary K. Wolf. In these stories you’ll see the Roger Rabbit characters come alive and take shape. Until finally they emerge as the whacko, bizarre, and lovable goofballs who inhabit a unique place in fantasy literature. It's a thrilling journey to Toontown, full of fun-filled twists and turns. Start your engine, hit the road, and enjoy the ride.
Sixth of the Dusk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A fascinating new novella in Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere, the universe shared by his Mistborn series and the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive. On the deadly island of Patji, where birds grant people magical talents and predators can sense the thoughts of their prey, a solitary trapper discovers that the island is not the only thing out to kill him.
Hard-Boiled Immortal
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Series: The Immortal Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The year was 1942, there was a war on, and Adam the immortal man was having a lot of trouble avoiding the attention of some important people. The kind of people with guns, and ways to make a fella disappear. He was caught somewhere between the mob and the government, and the only way out involved a red-haired dame he was pretty sure he couldn't trust.
The Wages of Salt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
New Persia is a city surrounded by salt pans and beset by theriomorphs. And Alessa Kinshin, an archaeological anthropologist at the University of New Persia, is determined to learn why the creatures first haunt and then abandon the salt. "Stories of children lost to the theriomorphs were like the ammonite fossils: everyone had their own."
A Centaur's Solstice Wish
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Series: Rifts, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Ronin can’t believe his good luck when Sedgewick saves his men. It also gives him a chance to do more than light candles for his injured friend. Ronin takes the chance and invites Sedgewick to spend the Solistice holiday together. Just the two of them. And a pack of hungry dire wolves who’d like to put Sedgewick on the menu. Who says Solstice can’t be exciting?
The Assassin's Curse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.74 from 19 reviews)
When outlaws Amaranthe and Sicarius chance upon imperial spies stealing military prototypes, they immediately give chase. After all, they both want imperial pardons, and what better way to attract the emperor’s favor than by looking after the empire’s interests? What seems like a straightforward mission develops a hitch when the spies flee to a haunted island. A 12,000-word short story.
The Demon You Know ... (a demon-hunting soccer mom short story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When daughter Allie finds herself knee-deep in demons, Demon Hunter Kate Connor must come to the rescue in this first short story featuring not only Kate, but fourteen year old Allie, too! (This story was originally published in Those Who Hunt Monsters, published by Edge Books in 2011)
Fairy Debt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
This a short comedic fairy tale, coming in at just under 5000 words. In it Gail gets up to her usual silly tricks, tea saturated prose, and food driven biting wit.
A to Z Flashes of Foxwick
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Series: The Foxwick Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-six flash fiction pieces give a glimpse to the characters, magical creatures, and lands in the fantasy world of the Kingdom of Foxwick.
Enigma
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.92 from 13 reviews)
Tikaya and Rias believe they’ll have several calm weeks at sea, but the ship they board is on the run. The captain has acquired a mysterious stolen artifact… and the owners want it back. When he learns of Tikaya’s background, he urges her to decode its secrets, implying her life—and everyone else’s—might be forfeit if she fails. Engima is a 15,000-word short story set after Encrypted.
Crossing the Streams
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by DefCon One Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Non-human romance. Tarot-powered difference engines. The bureaucracy of the gate to Hell. These and more appear in this anthology of strange stories by Jeremy Zimmerman. This anthology collects five genre-bending tales from fantasy to steampunk to cyberpunk.